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Just spent the past two hours throwing stars and knives at a local range.

Have to say although I am pretty much blind and am unable to throw with my glasses, I'm still pretty decent without them.

Tried a few with glasses and they get in the way or fall off. Anyone else into knive throwing?
 

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I have never thrown knives as a hobby, you should post pictures and reviews of your throwing weapons on the boards! I've always thought it'd be good to learn how to throw a knife properly!
 

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I would LOVE to know how to throw a tomahawk! I have a set of 3 throwing knives that are a black steel type, with a paracord type wrap on them. I never threw them, just put them on my wall because they just look so cool. I want to get a ka-bar brand here soon, I hear they are very good knives.
 

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I have a Ka-bar tactical (black) 5 3/4" blade fighting knife, it's beautiful and is just a great knife! You will not regret it.
 

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I'm a knife nerd, as well, but I've never thrown a knife in over four decades. The problem is not my skills, it's the town of "Milwaukee." I was born and raised there on N. 36th Street. You never throw weapons away in that section! Heck, I wouldn't throw one away now!

Having said that, I'm glad I'm still alive after throwing anything around. I got into a 'stone fight' with another six year old boy in my innocent youth and realized that "combat hurts."
 

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Let's say you are in a fight for your life.
Your only weapon is a knife.'
Are you going to throw it away, or keep it in your hand where it would be most useful?

Now, throwing knives for relaxation, or competition, that sounds like fun.
 
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Gee, RPD, I would like to add an addition to your posting. Technically, I also would never throw a knife (or any other weapon) unless the attacker(s) out numbered myself and my brothers. The position is simple and recognized. Sure, bikers can be wounded, and it's usually a "surprise attack," the result of idiots that read too many comic books. I patched from 1972 to 1976, and to my recollection none of the +50 boys of my era ever had more than bruise on their jaws or a parking ticket.

The actions of that time had our people to only carry knives. A firearm of that time would get a brother "cuffed and stuffed." So tossing a knife was expensive!

As for "useful," I must report that in those days I only weighed 140 pounds. I only had one weapon, a real deal imported Sicilian stiletto. I would never brandish that! I do remember an idiot and a garbage can cover.

The rest of this report is somewhat "murky..."
 

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Just spent the past two hours throwing stars and knives at a local range.

Have to say although I am pretty much blind and am unable to throw with my glasses, I'm still pretty decent without them.

Tried a few with glasses and they get in the way or fall off. Anyone else into knive throwing?
I love knives and find it relaxing and somehow emotionally satisfying to throw them, though I consider that not to be a practical combat or hunting skill. For ranged weapons / hunting tools I start with bows. My go-to knives are an old K-bar, an ESEE-5 (just as good as its reputation), a Marakniv Garberg (great little camp knife) and a Spyderco folder with one of those Emerson wave beer-bottle opener shapes that also allow you to fast-open it one-handed from a front pocket. I like to carry that one in my right pocket and a karambit in my other pocket... just in case.
 
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